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24 SPEED SHIMANO ACERA DRIVETRAIN
For all-day, all-incline riding
ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT DOUBLE-BUTTED CRMO FRAME
For a ride so light and nimble, you’ll forget you're riding at all
PUNCTURE RESISTANT TIRES
For all terrain, worry-free riding
"The bike handles wonderfully, light and nimble, and is very comfortable to ride. I am having so much fun on it that I am starting to commute to work by bike, which I had never done before."
"The low price and high versatility make the Lorimer an exceptional value"
|Frame:||Lightweight Double-Butted 4130 CrMO Hybrid Frame with fender/rack mount eyelets|
|Fork:||Brooklyn Bicycle Co. custom steel fork with fender & front carrier eyelets|
|Front Hub:||Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H|
|Rear Hub:||Sealed-Bearing Alloy 32H|
|Shifter:||Shimano EZ Fire Plus with Integrated Brake Lever|
|Pedals:||Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Alloy Urban Pedals|
|Bottom Bracket:||Square-taper BSA English threaded-cartridge bottom bracket with sealed bearings|
|Crank:||Triple with protective chainring guard|
|Chain:||KMC 8 Speed Chain|
|Tires:||Puncture-resistant 700x32 Tires|
|Rims:||Double-Walled Alloy, 32H with CNC Machined Brake Surface|
|Spokes:||14G stainless steel|
|Saddle:||Selle Royal Ergo Comfort Saddle|
|Seat Post:||Alloy with integrated seat clamp and micro-adjust|
|Handlebar:||Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Custom Urban Flat Bar|
|Headset:||1 1/8" SlimStack with Alloy Top Cap|
|Grips:||Brooklyn Bicycle Co. Double Density Ergo Comfort Grips with End Plug|
|Front & Rear Brakes:||Tektro alloy linear-pull brakes with front power modulator and Shimano brake levers|
|Extras:||Eyelets and rack mounts for easy install of bottle cage, carrier and fenders|
Find your perfect bike from one of our signature collections. We're always here to help: if you need assistance check out our Bike Buying Guide, our Bicycle Finder, or you can always Contact Us with any questions.
Whether it's one of our Dealers or another shop nearby, all assembly and shipping is arranged and paid for by us. You just order, sit back, and we'll do the rest (it takes about 7-10 business days). We will send you an email when your bicycle is ready for pick-up.
It's that simple!
I love my Lorimer! I learned how to ride just to use this bike for my daily 7 mile commute to work. Perfect for the versatile terrain of the Bay Area and so much better than getting on the bus.
I've never commuted by bike to work before and am super cautious when diving into something new. So I did my research and Brooklyn Bicycle kept coming up. I loved the design and the price. The Lorimer was perfect for me living in the city as it is able to ride well on the streets as well as the trails with ease. It did take a little longer than I anticipated for the bike to arrive but the customer service responded quickly with updates when it was late. Overall it's a beautiful bike that makes riding to work everyday a pleasure. I would highly recommend this company to anyone looking for a bike. My husband likes my bike so much he'll probably get one too!
I really enjoy my Lorimer, and use it every day for my regular weekday commutes to work, and to the grocery store. The only downside is that the tires are thinner than what I expected (this is not a mountain bike or hybrid). As mentioned, this is great for regular, predictable riding, but you need to be extra vigilant when going on new roads and paths. Since I'm used to mountain bikes, I already got my wheel stuck in between a crack and a groove on the road while riding at low speed thankfully, which I wasn't expecting (that never happened on my mountain bike). The gear-shifting is great, and it handles well on steep hills. The seat that comes with the Lorimer is very comfortable (for women) and the length between the seat and handlebars is just right without straining my back.
This is the first bike I've owned, and I'm really happy with it. I'm fairly short, so the smaller size feels much nicer to ride than most of the other bikes I've ridden. The matte blue finish is very pretty, and I've gotten a number of compliments. It's perfect for riding to/from work during the week and going on longer bike rides on the weekends. I really love my bike and looking forward to riding it for a long time :)
Bike is great. Local bike shop did a mediocre job on assembly. Bike was dirty on pick up (grease stains on frame that won’t totally go away), but more significantly the rear brake failed on the first ride. It was easy to fix, and an opportunity to teach my daughter basic bike maintenance, but kind of inexcusable.
|COLOR-MATCHED FENDERS & CHAINGUARD||SADDLE|
|3-SPEED INTERNAL GEARING||GRIPS|
|KICKSTAND INCLUDED||TIRE COLOR|
This is probably the most notable difference between our step-through models. With the Willow featuring our Swept-Back Handlebars. This means a much more upright (European-style) riding position (think sitting in a chair) that is well suited for leisurely riding.
The Franklin models feature our Relaxed Ride Handlebars, which are slightly more aggressive and ideal for both commuting and leisurely weekend rides.
The Willow comes with cream tires, whereas the Franklin sports black tires. Do note that regardless of color, all our tires offer an added layer of puncture resistance.
The Willow is our premium model and includes a rear carrier, as well as an upgraded sprung saddle and grip set from Selle Royal’s Royalgel™ line.
The Franklin features Selle Royal Vegan Leather saddle and grips. Please note that this bike does not come with a rear carrier. If you would like to purchase a rear carrier for this model, you will need a 26” carrier for the S/M Franklin and a 700C carrier for the Large Franklin model.
Both models come with color matched fenders and chainguard, as well as a kickstand.
4. RUST-PROHIBITIVE COATING & GEARING
As our signature model, the Willow has a few additional premium features including a rust-prohibitive coating on the chain and internal gearing resulting in less maintenance and more riding.
5. FRAME MATERIALS
On a more technical note – the geometry on both frames is identical, however the Franklin and Willow models are made from different materials. Are you currently thinking “WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?! I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT BIKES!!”? Do not fret – we totally get it! Take a breath and read on…
The Willow frame is made with double-butted 4130 Chromoly Steel. We use a stronger grade of steel, which allows us to use thinner tubing resulting in a lighter frame.
The Franklin frame is crafted with specially engineered high-tensile steel. What does this mean? We are able to offer a similar bike of a more moderate price point. Our Franklin model is the most economical step-through model in our portfolio of bikes (as well as a team favorite)!
Don’t forget: All of our bikes include Free Shipping & Professional Assembly.